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Forum: Navigation System 11-03-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,673
Posted By autotronic
Not in USA but definitely worth a look... ...

Not in USA but definitely worth a look...

Autotronic LCFS Pty Ltd ABN 74740626994 - BMW (http://liquidxtal.com/services/bmw)

scroll down the list of BMW related items till you find what you're...
Forum: Navigation System 09-25-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,310
Posted By autotronic
Have a read of information concerning RGB picture...

Have a read of information concerning RGB picture signal health at RGB Signals (http://wds.spaghetticoder.org/en/zinfo/ECK0998HI466550002.htm), frankly I've never come across your problem before....
Forum: Navigation System 05-16-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,566
Posted By autotronic
Sounds like effects of water damage, remove the...

Sounds like effects of water damage, remove the radio unit's top lit and take a peek inside. Traces of the corrosive damaged done by water in live systems are easily visible.
Forum: Navigation System 02-22-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,442
Posted By autotronic
Mk4 units of a certain era will randomly loose...

Mk4 units of a certain era will randomly loose power and recover. Wiggling the back connectors can sometimes get a response. I repair such cases successfully. So if you're interested your welcome to...
Forum: Navigation System 11-21-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,236
Posted By autotronic
sounds like a water damaged radio tuner.

sounds like a water damaged radio tuner.
Forum: Navigation System 11-21-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,721
Posted By autotronic
What do you mean "brush the dust off the curcuit...

What do you mean "brush the dust off the curcuit board"? These are usually spotless inside.

What sort of dust (colour, appearance)?

What sort of brush did you use (synthetic, horse hair)?
...
Forum: Navigation System 11-10-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,386
Posted By autotronic
If you have navigation installed, is the red...

If you have navigation installed, is the red "Power" lit?
Forum: Navigation System 10-26-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,728
Posted By autotronic
Mk2 has external GPS receiver.

Mk2 has external GPS receiver.
Forum: Navigation System 10-26-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,728
Posted By autotronic
Your Mk2 seems to have a disc drive fault which...

Your Mk2 seems to have a disc drive fault which will deactive GPS (no map). If the Mk2 is hardware version 20 or above, it will have the same type of cd rom drive as a mk3. So that way it should be...
Forum: Navigation System 10-25-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,728
Posted By autotronic
Your os/9 boot rom is corrupted or you have a RAM...

Your os/9 boot rom is corrupted or you have a RAM fault. There is very little that can be done by way of "home remedies" in these cases.
Forum: Navigation System 09-20-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,434
Posted By autotronic
If this question is intended for me, then you...

If this question is intended for me, then you send the whole system called BMW Navigation mounted in the boot.
Forum: Navigation System 09-19-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,434
Posted By autotronic
Hi mate, if everything you try fails, send...

Hi mate,

if everything you try fails, send it to me at Autotronic LCFS Pty Ltd in Moorabbin Vic.

cheers
Forum: Navigation System 11-16-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,593
Posted By autotronic
Can you describe how the red power LED is...

Can you describe how the red power LED is behaving during all this time.
Forum: Navigation System 11-16-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,590
Posted By autotronic
Without identifying the original manufacturer...

Without identifying the original manufacturer it's not possible to spec the device. I can't identify the manufacturer from the markings. That is why I suggested giving the job to a specialist who can...
Forum: Navigation System 11-14-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,593
Posted By autotronic
Yes to both, i've reflashed many Rover mk3 over...

Yes to both, i've reflashed many Rover mk3 over to BMW OS.
Forum: Navigation System 11-12-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,197
Posted By autotronic
You most likely have a displaced dome inside the...

You most likely have a displaced dome inside the switch assembly. Pull it apart and reassemble, some glue might be necessary to keep it together afterwards.
Forum: Navigation System 11-12-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,593
Posted By autotronic
If it all fails, you can also send it to me in...

If it all fails, you can also send it to me in Australia for a hard reflash to standard Mk4 colour config. You only need to send the main circuit board (ie mk4 minus frame, dvd drive, front panel,...
Forum: Navigation System 11-04-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,590
Posted By autotronic
Check RS Online for an equivalent.

Check RS Online for an equivalent.
Forum: Navigation System 10-27-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,590
Posted By autotronic
To fix your problem requires electronics...

To fix your problem requires electronics knowledge and faulty finding experience.

There are 6 different possibilities that can cause blank screen.

Best to leave it to a specialist.
Forum: Navigation System 07-02-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By autotronic
Is this a range rover navi that you are trying to...

Is this a range rover navi that you are trying to update with BMW software?
Forum: Navigation System 06-08-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By autotronic
Laser is OK from Neo1984's descriptions. On...

Laser is OK from Neo1984's descriptions.

On INPA a special NAV save protect mode can be set to block the unit from updating the memory. It's a software flag. This could be active.
Forum: Navigation System 06-07-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By autotronic
It's possible to source and replace faulty flash...

It's possible to source and replace faulty flash memory with new devices.

In fact I have them here with me, brand new original Fujitsu.

But a faulty memory device will mostly cause a system...
Forum: Navigation System 04-01-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,104
Posted By autotronic
Well done Cream! Lets give Wetzlar some...

Well done Cream!

Lets give Wetzlar some competition.
Forum: Navigation System 02-28-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,356
Posted By autotronic
Question If the LHS red LED adjacent to the word "POWER"...

If the LHS red LED adjacent to the word "POWER" on the front panel of the GPS is not lighting up then you have a hardware problem inside the unit.

common causes for such behaviour

- water...
Forum: Navigation System 12-17-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,765
Posted By autotronic
This is a form of dead pixel. It's UV damaged...

This is a form of dead pixel. It's UV damaged liquid crystal fluid that can't polarise light anymore. This sort of defect has a habit of spreading in random directions and can pop up on other parts...
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